Today's Top Stories

Benton Academy’s Gage Pierce goes for the basket during last Thursday’s game against Greenville Christian School. The Central AA Tournament began on Tuesday and continues this week at BA. 

The body of a Yazoo City man was found gunned down in the parking lot of a local movie theater last weekend, marking the community’s first murder of the new year. 
Gazing up toward the sky, the steeple serves as a reminder of fellowship, faith and history. 
The outline of her bell tower can be seen from atop many hills and hovering above several valleys of the Yazoo landscape. 
A 36-year-old Yazoo City man died in a fire at Shady Lane Apartments early Tuesday morning.
Lendell Watson III was found inside Apartment 17H. 
The Yazoo Herald earned seven awards for advertising excellence during the 150th annual advertising conference of the Mississippi Press Association in Jackson.

While recently paging in the Governor's Office during the 2016 session, as pictured from left to right Madison Ables and William Logan Anderson, both had the opportunity to meet and talk with Governor Phil Bryant.